OSPF Jobs in the UK excluding London

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for OSPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OSPF over the 6 months to 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 511 557 581
Rank change year-on-year +46 +24 -149
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 245 215 272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.35% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 1.94% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 192 148 187
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,188 £43,147 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% -14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,300 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

OSPF is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,723 11,094 10,815
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.03% 17.75% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,120 4,967 6,526
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

OSPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing OSPF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for OSPF in the UK excluding London

OSPF
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OSPF in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for OSPF in the UK excluding London

OSPF
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing OSPF in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for OSPF in the UK excluding London

OSPF
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSPF within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
South East +25 84 £52,500 +12.90% 19
North of England +65 74 £42,500 -5.56% 11
North West +60 61 £40,000 -43.66% 7
Midlands +43 57 £48,500 -16.74% 5
West Midlands +74 56 £48,500 -16.74% 3
South West -4 24 £48,500 -3.00% 8
Yorkshire +65 15 £51,250 +13.89% 3
Scotland -58 9 £65,000 - 2
East of England +16 4 £62,500 -9.09%
North East -17 4 £62,500 +59.24% 1
Wales +1 1 £46,500 - 4
East Midlands -20 1 £60,000 +6.67% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £50,000 -
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UK

OSPF
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Exchange
2 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.88%) AWS
2 31 (12.65%) Azure
3 11 (4.49%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (2.45%) IaaS
5 5 (2.04%) Entra ID
6 4 (1.63%) GCP
7 3 (1.22%) PaaS
7 3 (1.22%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.82%) AWS Direct Connect
8 2 (0.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.82%) Azure Monitor
8 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.82%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.41%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 213 (86.94%) BGP
2 130 (53.06%) WAN
3 117 (47.76%) LAN
4 115 (46.94%) MPLS
5 107 (43.67%) Firewall
6 72 (29.39%) TCP/IP
7 70 (28.57%) Wireless
8 66 (26.94%) VPN
9 65 (26.53%) SD-WAN
10 54 (22.04%) VLAN
11 46 (18.78%) DHCP
11 46 (18.78%) EIGRP
12 45 (18.37%) WLAN
13 39 (15.92%) IPsec
13 39 (15.92%) Wi-Fi
14 38 (15.51%) DNS
15 37 (15.10%) Ethernet
16 33 (13.47%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (13.47%) HSRP
16 33 (13.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.04%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.41%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.41%) MySQL
3 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) JIRA
1 4 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (21.22%) Social Skills
2 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.27%) Legal
4 8 (3.27%) Retail
5 7 (2.86%) Finance
6 6 (2.45%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (1.63%) Law
7 4 (1.63%) Military
8 3 (1.22%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.82%) Electronics
9 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Police
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 124 (50.61%) Network Engineer
2 39 (15.92%) Analyst
2 39 (15.92%) Network Analyst
3 37 (15.10%) Network Operations Analyst
3 37 (15.10%) Operations Analyst
3 37 (15.10%) Senior
4 33 (13.47%) Network Support
5 30 (12.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 21 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 20 (8.16%) IP Engineer
7 20 (8.16%) IP Network Engineer
8 19 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (7.76%) Network Support Engineer
9 17 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (5.31%) Juniper Engineer
12 13 (5.31%) Network Architect
12 13 (5.31%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.80%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.63%) Akka
3 2 (0.82%) LAMP
3 2 (0.82%) V-Ray
4 1 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.51%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (5.31%) Virtual Team
4 10 (4.08%) PKI
5 9 (3.67%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.86%) Clustering
6 7 (2.86%) FMCG
7 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.82%) CMDB
11 2 (0.82%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (0.82%) Molecular Biology
11 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.76%) VyOS
2 18 (7.35%) Linux
2 18 (7.35%) Windows
3 9 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.86%) Android
4 7 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.82%) VMS
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.51%) Customer Service
2 37 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (11.43%) Network Design
4 26 (10.61%) Network Monitoring
5 24 (9.80%) Mentoring
5 24 (9.80%) Network Architecture
6 21 (8.57%) High Availability
7 19 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.53%) Change Management
10 14 (5.71%) Project Delivery
11 13 (5.31%) Information Security
12 12 (4.90%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.90%) Computer Science
12 12 (4.90%) Network Virtualisation
13 11 (4.49%) Infrastructure as Code
14 10 (4.08%) Load Balancing
14 10 (4.08%) Network Management
15 9 (3.67%) Agile
15 9 (3.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.08%) Python
3 5 (2.04%) Bash
4 1 (0.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (54.29%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (36.73%) CCNP
3 78 (31.84%) CCNA
4 53 (21.63%) Security Cleared
5 50 (20.41%) CCIE
6 44 (17.96%) CCDP
7 33 (13.47%) JNCIA
8 18 (7.35%) SC Cleared
9 17 (6.94%) Degree
10 10 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (3.67%) JNCIP
12 7 (2.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 7 (2.86%) JNCIS
13 6 (2.45%) JNCIE
14 5 (2.04%) HNC
14 5 (2.04%) HND
15 4 (1.63%) Chartered Engineer
16 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
17 1 (0.41%) MCSE
17 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.53%) Firmware
2 14 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.04%) Docker
5 5 (2.04%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.63%) vCloud
6 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.82%) pfSense
8 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (13.47%) FortiGate
2 13 (5.31%) Ansible
3 10 (4.08%) Terraform
4 7 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (2.45%) Puppet
6 5 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.04%) Nagios
7 4 (1.63%) Icinga
7 4 (1.63%) WSUS
8 3 (1.22%) Grafana
9 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.82%) Nessus
9 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 153 (62.45%) Cisco
2 116 (47.35%) Juniper
3 66 (26.94%) Fortinet
4 37 (15.10%) Nokia
5 27 (11.02%) Ruckus Wireless
6 25 (10.20%) Meraki
7 21 (8.57%) Aruba
7 21 (8.57%) Palo Alto
8 19 (7.76%) VMware
8 19 (7.76%) Vyatta
9 17 (6.94%) F5
10 15 (6.12%) Microsoft
11 11 (4.49%) McAfee
11 11 (4.49%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.08%) CheckPoint
12 10 (4.08%) Extreme Networks
13 9 (3.67%) HP
14 7 (2.86%) Citrix
14 7 (2.86%) Ekahau
15 6 (2.45%) Ubiquiti